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Iron Age Celtic Silver Finger Ring

£285.00 Approx $360.76, €332.56

Code: 10532

This is a nice Iron Age -Saxon period base silver finger ring, dating to c. 500 B.C. - 500 A.D. The simplicity of the design makes such a piece hard to date, they have been recorded as being in use from the pre-Roman - post-Roman periods in Scandinavia. A similarly shaped ring in gold was found in Sweden, dated to the 4th century A.D. (see here). Other examples to the Saxon period have been recorded SF-93DDE8SF-07FB63HAMP-98BD96 etc.

 OBJECT: Finger Ring

CULTURE: Iron Age - Saxon

DATEc. 500 B.C. - 500 A.D.

MATERIAL: Base Silver

RING SIZE:  8 (US)   Q (UK)

SIZE: 24mm x 22mm x 3mm

WEIGHT: 3.5 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection